In Our October Issue

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Paradise News has been gifted TWO TICKETS to this year's Chowder Challenge on November 9th at…
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Congratulations to the NEW Corey Market which opened for the 2014-2015 season on Sunday, October 5,…
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"After two workshops, an open house and neighborhood walkabout,” St. Pete Beach Urban Planner…
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With contested races for most U.S. House, Florida Senate and House, and County Commission seats in…
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Thrill St. Pete - By Donna ParreyWhat possesses Lindsey Lumpkins, a mom with four kids of her own,…
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Grab your friends and family and watch the Lightning on a big screen TV right on the beach! There…

October Tidbits

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Researchers are again seeing a high number of sea turtle nests on Florida’s beaches this year. The…
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A rare pygmy hippopotamus was born at 11 a.m. Saturday, October 11 at Tampa’s Lowry Park Zoo to…
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All it takes is a pile of sand, some buckets of water, and lots of imagination to build a…
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Help Capt. Bill Miller, Capt. Mike Anderson and Glen Pla sink the S.S. Hope with 32,000 lbs. of…
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Starting Thursday October 23rd the St. Pete Beach Pubic Services Director will be holding weekly…
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Paradise News has been gifted TWO TICKETS to this year's Chowder Challenge on November 9th at…
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Every year, Lowry Park Zoo celebrates fall with their Pumpkin Toss event. This year's Pumpkin Toss…
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The start of the 2014 RS:X Youth 2014 World Windsurfing Championships is October 18. Preparations…
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Orion Marine Construction, Inc. started to build the new $40 million Pinellas Bayway Bridge that…
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Home to the only breeding colony of African penguins in the state of Florida, Tampa’s Lowry Park…

Upcoming Events

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Day: Fridays in October Time: Movies begin at dark. See local sunset times here. Cost: Free…
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Oc. 2 Book Time at Brooker: Children ages 3 to 5 connect to the wonders of the natural world…
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Selfie Saturday at Animal Services: The dogs and cats at Pinellas County Animal Services are taking…
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Dates: October 30- November 4, 2014 Time: 9am to 3pm Thursday and Friday, 10am to 9pm Saturday,…
Henry B Plant Museum
Dates: Sundays Setpember 7, 2014 through May 31, 2015 Time: 2:00pm Cost: $10/Adult Location: Henry…
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Dates: Fridays in October (Oct 3, 10, 17, 24) Time: 6pm to 9pm Cost: FREE Location: Horan Park on…

Halloween Events

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Dates: Thursday-Saturday, October 30 through November 1, 2014 Time: 7pm to Midnight Cost:…
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Dates: Friday, October 31, 2014 Time: 7-9pm Cost: Free Admission Location: Gulfport…
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Dates: Saturday and Sundays throughout October Time: Hours of Operation Cost: Kids in a…
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Dates: Shriek Peek $10 Preview Weekend Sept 26-27, Oct 3-4 October 10-12, 17-19, 23-26…

Art

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Great Explorations
Great Explorations Children's Museum was founded in 1986 by the Junior League of St. Petersburg and…
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Location: 427 75th Ave, St. Pete BeachPhone: 727.455.1510 Website:…
Ringling Museum Outside
John and Mable Ringling originally purchased the Sarasota land that currently houses the Museum in…
Industrial Arts Center
Location: 2902A Beach Blvd South, Gulfport Phone: 727.289.9365 Website:…
ARTpool Gallery
Location: 2030 Central Avenue, St. Petersburg Phone: 727.324.3878 Website: www.artpoolrules.com…
Leepa Ratner Museum of Art
The Leepa-Ratner Museum of Art opened in January 2002 at St. Petersburg College's Tarpon Springs…

Outdoors

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Dates: Saturday, November 8, 2014 Time: Puck Drops at 7pm Cost: $10 Parking Location: Guy Harvey…
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Dates: Thursday, November 20, 2014 Time: Puck Drops at 7:30pm Cost: $10 Parking Location: Guy…
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Dates: Weekend, November 6-8, 2014 Time: All Day Cost: Free Admission and Parking Location: Madeira…
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Dates: Saturday and Sunday, November 8-9, 2014 Time: All Day Cost: Free Location: Thunderbird Beach…
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Dates: Saturday, November 22, 2014 Time: 9am to Noon Cost: Free Location: Cockroach Bay Aquatic…
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Dates: Thursday, November 27, 2014 Time: 7am Cost: $15/Race or $35/Gobbler Location: All races…

Entertainment

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Dates: Sunday, November 2, 2014 Time: 1pm to 6:30pm. Concert is 4:30pm to 5:30pm. Cost: Free.…
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Dates: Saturday, Novemeber 22, 2014 Time: Gates Open at 11am. First Band goes on at 12:30pm. Cost:…
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Dates: Fridays in October (Oct 3, 10, 17, 24, 31) Time: 6pm to 9pm Cost: FREE Location: Horan Park…
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Dates: Weekend, November 21-23, 2014 Time: 11am-11pm Fri, 9:30am-12:30am Saturday, and 9am-9pm…
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Dates: November 7-23, 2014 Time: Fridays and Saturdays at 8pm or Sundays at 2pm Cost: $19 Location:…
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Dates: January 16- February, 2015 Time: Fridays and Saturdays at 8pm or Sundays at 2pm Cost: $19…

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